Wendy Williams is back in front of the public in a poignant new trailer for her upcoming Lifetime documentary, Where is Wendy Williams?
The trailer (below) shows the beloved former talk show host, 59, struggling with health issues and crying surrounded by her family and friends striving to offer their support. The footage is often difficult to watch, as it is clear that Williams struggled mentally and physically.
“I don't have any money, I'll tell you what,” Williams says in the trailer. “If it happened to me, it can happen to you.”
“My mom did a great job of making it seem like everything was always okay, but in reality, something was wrong,” says her son, Kevin Hunter Jr. “My mom always talks about how she wants to work, but I think she's done enough. She has people around her who are 'yes' people who let this continue.
At one point, an unseen man asked her if she had drunk a bottle of what appeared to be an alcoholic beverage, and Williams ordered him to “keep the bottle in there.”
The documentary has “unparalleled access” to Williams and her family for nearly two years, according to the description.
The official description reads: “After Wendy Williams was placed in financial conservatorship and her talk show was unexpectedly cancelled, she was determined to return to her career. Cameras opened the doors to her private life like never before, and cameras recorded her journey back to reclaim her life and legacy.” Despite facing health issues and personality disorders. With the unparalleled access Wendy was given to film with her and her family for nearly two years, what was captured was not what anyone expected. The documentary presents a raw, honest, unfiltered truth of Wendy's life after she was put under Financial guardianship, and highlights the vulnerabilities that turned Wendy into a hot topic herself. Suffering from mental and physical problems, the cameras captured Wendy's delicate mental state, erratic behavior, and deteriorating health. Where is Wendy Williams? is the story of Wendy's journey to revive her career, and what the filmmakers discovered along the way. But many questions remain – who really has Wendy's best interest at heart? Is she healthy now?”
Williams has been the queen of daytime talk shows for 12 years The Wendy Williams Show It was canceled due to her health problems. Concerns for her health were first raised in 2027 when she fainted on live television. She has previously spoken openly about ongoing issues with drug abuse. In 2022, Hollywood Reporter Williams' struggles behind the scenes at the show have been widely reported.
A four-and-a-half-hour, two-night documentary Where is Wendy Williams? It will debut on Saturday and Sunday, February 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. The previous Friday night, Lifetime would show the biography Wendy Williams: The Movie And her 2021 documentary, Wendy Williams: What a mess.
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